Palermo: NO Mafia Walking Tour

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Learn about the Mafia and the civil anti-mafia movement on a guided walking tour through the historic center of Palermo. Discover the main landmarks of the city and local mafia resistance efforts.

Highlights

  • Explore the bustling historic center of Palermo on a guided walking tour
  • Admire some of the historic highlights of the city like the Teatro Massimo
  • Learn about the history of the Mafia and its role within Sicilian society
  • Deepen your knowledge of the Mafia phenomenon beyond clichés and myths
  • Discover more about the past, present and future of the anti-mafia movement

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Discover the top sights in Palermo's historic center on a guided walking tour. Learn about the history and everyday realities of the influence of the Mafia, as well as the civic movement against Mafioso power as you explore the city. Meet your guide and begin your mafia-themed adventure through the streets of Palermo. See notable sites like Teatro Massimo, the open-air market Il Capo, and Piazza Della Memoria, which serves as a memorial dedicated to prosecutors and judges killed by the mafia. Along the Cassaro, see shops and businesses with orange stickers on their windows, representing owners that have said no to paying the extortion racket and have subscribed to the ethical consumer campaign titled pago chi non paga (I pay who does not pay).  After strolling by sights like Piazza Beati Paoli, Palermo Cathedral, and the city hall, finish the tour in the heart of Palermo's old town center. Get tips from your guide on how to continue your visit and where to taste the best Sicilian specialties.

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Guide Walking tour Contribution to the Addiopizzo charitable organization

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